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day and thanks for joining us. next, president obama pardons to turkeys at the white house. then part of the national menorah lighting ceremony celebrating hanukkah which began last night. from novemberage 25, 1963 of the state funeral for president john f. kennedy. the c-spanternoon, series on first ladies continues with a look at the life of jacqueline kennedy. pardoned twoama national thanksgiving turkey's yesterday at the white house. there is a look. >> ah - good afternoon everybody and happy thanksgiving. ,he office of the presidency the most powerful position in the world, brings with it many awesome and solemn responsibilities. this is not one of them. [laughter] the white house turkey pardon is a great tradition and i know malia loves it as does sasha. generally speaking, thanksgiving is a bad day to be a turkey. especially in a house with two dogs. i salute our two guests of honor, carmel and popcorn for their bravery. they came all the way from outside badger, minnesota to be with us. they, like my chief of staff, are vikings fans. i'm not sure they know that -- see? i'm
presidents'second terms, or is there something special about obama? >> interesting point, thank you. >> i think at the beginning date 10 deuce eight -- at the beginning they tend to speak more to the press because they want to be known to the public, and so they will speak a lot. i would say generally presidents -- i was doing some figures and adding up all the figures i keep to the end of october, and i could see that the number of speeches that he has given he has read deuced the number of speeches -- he has reduced the number of speeches. what he has done is increased the number of interviews he has done over the years. but he liked interviews right off. but one of the things we can see is giving a summary of some of the figures. presidents the about 500 times a year, and no matter whether a democrat or republican, liberal, or a conservative, they're going to speak about 500 times a year. but how they deal with the press is going to depend on what their and what theyare are comfortable with. example, clinton talked a lot. not only did he give this a number of speeches, but he did short
is the best president in my lifetime. the worst is jimmy carter and george w. bush. and president obama. host: all right, paul, thanks for that. biden to try damage control in visit with chinese leader. the vice president heading to asia. we will have more on that story of the b-52s and the flyover of chinese territory with our guest coming up at 7:45 this morning. .en is in dryden, him michigan we think would make a better president? caller: i think it is debatable. i really like what clinton did. go to school with zero college credits at 38 years old and complete my college education with the initiatives he had and the tax credits. i thank president clinton personally. he helped a lot of people. now i work for a contractor who works at general motors. college't respect our education. the only. $14 an hour. it really hurts. no benefits, no sick day. it is what it is. i do wish for is discovered or we have, rick snyder, he later saw from the unemployment office. he is a bad man. he gives about $2 billion to big business for corporate tax cuts and he has kept unemployment rate high in michigan
: thank you for having me. >> president obama will spare a pair of turkeys, live on c-span. the president and ceo of the cleveland clinic. he talks about the ongoing debate over health care. here is a preview. >> what do you think? >> i think we have to understand what is going on in health care across the country. health care has become so expensive and united states. it is now consuming 18% of our gdp. is starting to eat into education and other social programs that we want to have and need to have. we are more expensive than any other country in the world and we have to harness that inflation rate. we have to bring the cost down so that we can remain competitive. we have been at this a long time. it is a process that started several years ago. we have closed one hospital that was two miles from hospitals. frankly, we have consolidated services. we consolidated services for obstetrics, for rehabilitation, for cardiac surgery, for pediatrics. and for trauma. for example, trauma, when we consolidated the services, we saw a 20% improvement in mortality rates. this is been a long process fo
the first ladies up through moshe -- michelle obama. inlike to thank our partners the series. week, it is best truman. we're going to leave you with a little bit of eleanor roosevelt in 1953, talking about what it means to be a liberal. we thank our guests. >> you have become known as the movement the liberal in this country. some people call them do- gooders. can you define a liberal 4s? liberal was a person who kept an open mind, was willing to meet new questions with new solutions. moveeral feels you could forward and not look backwards and be afraid of moving forward. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> on monday, betty ford. shortly after moving into the white house, she had a vest ectomy -- mastectomy. she brought a new public awareness about cancer. controversial. during her husband's reelection campaign in 1976, she was so popular one of the cancel -- or the slogan said vote for betty's husband. when a ford loss, she deliver the concession speech. she opened up about her addiction to alcohol and prescription drugs, leading to the creation of the betty
thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> for a copy of the program -- >> president obama pushes for congress to deal with legislation. then the british foreign secretary. nixon, the wife of richard nixon. that is that it 9:00 eastern. >>
dangerous there. >> general dempsey, thanks very much. please join me in thanking him. [applause] >> president obama awarded the medal of freedom. recipients included bill clinton, oprah winfrey, and sally ride. that ceremony sunday at 10:35 eastern on c-span. highlights, including lyndon .ohnson's address to congress at 2:00, your questions for robert care row -- robert caro. and coverage of the state funeral. jfk, this weekend on c-span three. the founder of ms. magazine, gloria steinem, spoke at the national press club on monday. she stressed the importance of women voting. this is one hour. >> it's not often that one person can define an era. gloria steinem is the face of the feminist movement and was dubbed "the leading icon of american feminism" by joelle attinger in "time" magazine. she solidified her feminist legacy by co-founding "ms. magazine" in 1972. more than 40 years later, she is still a consulting editor to the magazine now published by the feminist majority foundation. ms. steinem celebrated the magazine's 40th anniversary right here at the national press club l
to the barracks for noon formation. >> carry on. >> thank you. >> tomorrow, live from california for remarks from president obama. he'll talk about immigration policy at a san francisco recreation center with live coverage scheduled to begin at 2:35 eastern here on c-span. this week on c-span, encore presentations of "q&a" beginning tomorrow with robin neagle. she talks about her recent book picking up which chronicles garbage election in new york city as she experienced it firsthand. here's some of our interview. >> the story is very new york focussed, but only in the particulars, the actual challenge of waste management is a national concern and simultaneously a deeply local concern. any city, any town, any municipali municipality, you have to answer the question, who's picking up the trash? and where does it go? so -- and the particulars here are not so different from cities in other parts of the country and other parts of the world. trucks, human labor, union issues, organizing routes. chicago just went through a radical transformation of how they organize the collection routes for the city.
by enemies bent on our destruction. jrf write-in this deal will be another obama administration failure. susan, good morning. you on with trita parsi. caller: thank you for educating us on what is happening. since this was a big issue, my question on the heels of the lady before us, how did that treaty and any of the safeguards having to do with compliance of nuclear weapons mixed in with the agreement that was just passed this weekend? are we ignoring what was discussed at the united nations or did the united nation's not include anything to do with nuclear weapons used for mass destruction? guest: the treaty is the basis of this agreement. it is specifically mentioned in the text as well is on the last page of the deal. that is something the iranians insisted on. their interpretation is that there is such a right to enrich such a thing as the right to enrich. i do not think the united states has had any objections to that. the difference has been the difference of interpretation of article four of the treaty, whether there is a right to enrich or not. using that as a legal framework,
on your behalf. thank you, dreamworks, for what you do. hank you jeffrey for your hospitality. bless you and god bless america. can't wait to see your next movie. [applause] and and and and and ... : president obama and dreamworks animation in glendale, studio of, and that's movie producer jeffrey one of the president's top supporters. after spending three days on the the president is heading back to washington where pardon the thanksgiving turkey and a ceremony in the garden. later on today, today's guest is nahs nasa administrator and he life and space agency. and from simmons college in oston a discussion about women in politics. nd the city councilman talks about differences between men to did n when it comes he deciding to run for office. >> the goal is to operate with a entitlement.nse of to say i'm deserving in that opportunity and i'm prepared and qualified. but it's all those other nag insecurities and doubts that get way.e says that t takes a minimum of seven people to woman to run for office. how you venture to guess many it takes a man? >> himself. is not a joke. was recruit
it was in 1982. host: thank you for calling in this morning. the obama administration does not lack for nerve or disdain for the law. even as investigations continue into the irs targeting of conservative nonprofit groups, treasury and the irs are introducing a new regulation to restrict the ability of nonprofit groups to participate in elections. treasury's draft of the proposed rule would redefine as political activity a wide range of actions currently undertaken by hundreds )(4)s as long as it is not their primary purpose. the rule amounts to a crackdown on the administration's opponents,-- limiting their ability to talk about their core issues. tell us about job insecurity in your area. caller: good morning. i think i have something interesting to lend. i have been working for 33 years in this country. i have about a order of the million dollars in the bank in this started. since obama took office, tradesmen are suffering severely. have not seen much in the way of pay increases since the early 1980's. i work for a union hall in the washington, d.c. that was all- american when i started an
. thanks, john. [ applause ] >> tomorrow, former middle east advisor to president obama and clinton, dennis ross, will have a discussion on national security on foreign policy challenges. the new america foundation will begin the discussion that begins at 12:15 eastern live here on c-span. on c-span 2, a deal reached with iran the past weekend in geneva switzerland over the country's nuclear program. that's live from the heritage foundation at noon eastern. >> now, former treasury secretary larry summers on the outlook for the u.s. economy. he was interviewed last week in "the wall street journal" ceo council meeting. this is 35 minutes. >> larry summers on the deficit and economic growth. this is 35 minutes. >> it is my great honor and privilege to be here with larry summers. when he was two years old his parents took him to his pediatrician who happened to be my father. according to larry's father, a story he told, his parents expressed concern that larry was not talking much at two years old. supposedly my father's response was i would not worry about it once he starts. he will never sto
this. thank you. >> thank you very much. you certainly honored us with your presence. i enjoyed the conversation very much. >> will you join me in thanking justice kagan? [applause] >> thank you very much. [applause] >> president obama and his family are celebrating a quiet thanksgiving at the white house. spent time at the executive mansion. the menu included turkey, prebaked ham, corn stuffing, oyster stuffing, greens as well as green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, macromedia and she's, and dinner rolls. for dessert, the family had a choice of nine highs, including huckleberry pie, pecan pie, chocolate cream pie, sweet potato prime, coconut cream pie, and banana cream pie. the guest list was made public. -- wasn't made public. span, a look at sugar policy in the u.s. with the doctor who hosted a youtube video that went viral. then supreme court justice clarence thomas talks about his life before and after his appointment. he is followed by justice elena kagan on the workings of the nation's highest court. later, the dedication ceremony for the winston churchi
own obligation to build on the work of our predecessors. on behalf of the obama family, i want to wish everybody a happy thanksgiving. we will count ourselves lucky that there is more to be thankful than we could ever say and more be hopeful for the we could ever imagine. get away, iurkeys want to grant popcorn a full reprieve -- come on. [indiscernible] [laughter] that is the president from yesterday. our time,mainder of we are going to take up the topic of thanksgiving and if it is the time to talk politics. robert lambert says that anytime is a good time, especially now. is up next, marietta, georgia, democrats line. this is a good time to talk about politics. what i'm going to do is that all of the people that are coming in from college and all of my friends that is going to be visiting, i'm going to ask them if they have health care. anytime the republicans telling them not to get health care, that sounds crazy. what young people need to do when they ask them that question, asked them when something happens, what are they going to do. what are they supposed to do at that point? i
the budget process makes for an interesting time. >> thank you for being with us. thank you both for joining us here on newsmakers. >> tomorrow, u.s. nuclear weapons policy from the cato institute. and, president obama's plans for immigration live also here on c- span. fun to have it was a little view of history, of a time in america that was not instructional. anecdotal andore a little bit more archaeological . you take a look at them and you see weird photos and then the captions explain them. flipping through them and loving history. pam -- josh sapan tonight at 8:00. wisconsin governor scott walker talked to reporters recently at the christian science monitor for breakfast area this is an hour. >> ok, here we go. thanks for coming. i am dave cook. welcome to one of our gatherings. our guest is scott walker. this is his second visit with us. he was born in colorado, lived for a while in iowa, and then moved to wisconsin when he was 10, and he attended marquette university, left before graduating to do marketing for the american red cross. his first elective experience was in a wisconsin s
-in this deal will be another obama administration failure. susan, good morning. you on with trita parsi. caller: thank you for educating us on what is happening. since this was a big issue, my question on the heels of the how did thats, treaty and any of the safeguards having to do with compliance of nuclear weapons mixed in with the agreement that was just passed this weekend? are we ignoring what was discussed at the united nations or did the united nation's not include anything to do with nuclear weapons used for mass destruction? guest: the treaty is the basis of this agreement. it is specifically mentioned in the text as well is on the last page of the deal. that is something the iranians insisted on. their interpretation is that there is such a right to enrich -- such a thing as the right to enrich. statest think the united has had any objections to that. the difference has been the difference of interpretation of ,rticle four of the treaty whether there is a right to enrich or not. using that as a legal framework, the two sides made progress last year, whatis happened this past weekend,
in thanking him very much for dipping of his time. [applause] >> on the next "washington rnick lookseorge zo at present obama his approval numbers, his relationship with democrats, and senate rule change. then michael brohm talks about his book, "shaping our nation" and the immigration debate. and, the former executive director of the commonwealth health insurance director authority compares the affordable care act's health insurance with those he created in massachusetts in 2006. live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c- span. >> i thought it was fun to have a little view of history of a time in america that was not instructional. first and foremost, that was a and a bit more anecdotal little bit more archaeological, meaning random. you take a look at them and see bunches of weird photos and then the pet -- the captions explain them. i had a vision of high school students flipping through them and loving history if they flipped through them. headc network ahead -- with the big picture sunday night at 8:00 on c-span's to a quote -- a."nd the room atin congressional hearings, white house events, and of
. >> thank you, mr. speaker. we welcome this agreement as a first step in a long process. president obama and the american stopping the foreign if it is sufficient issueis is a very serious . [indiscernible] debate we have on whatever side anyone is on with military action related to syria and not iran is very much part of our policy to promote a political solution in syria, including a feast conference on syria. -- including a peace conference syria. i met with people in his temple in a peace conference. that has now been announced for the 22nd of january. we will do everything we can to find a peaceful solution on syria. >> mr. stephen o'brien. >> i apologize for missing the first few moments of the statement. that is a very significant admission. honesty shouldn, be rewarded. hisst say, not withstanding immense distinction, i am afraid it will not be allowed again. he has been very candid. >> i thought transparency was the better decision. it would depend on the transparency of the verification and how much trust can be placed on trying to in greater security. that is more widespread
. thank you for joining us by phone this morning. biggest takeaways from the president speech in san francisco yesterday? despite think everything, the talk that immigration will get done this year, is is that president obama and the white house is committed to pushing for this. it seems the president has not of gettinghe idea something done in the next few weeks, even though it seems a lot of people on capitol hill have. that speech yesterday, the president seemed inclined to support breaking the immigration reform effort down into pieces rather than a big, sweeping senate bill. does that mean it is more likely to get something done? they have been indicating it is something they would be willing to go along with. i think the division between having it in pieces and a comprehensive bill is not as great as it seems. ultimately the democrats say they would be ok with having a bill in pieces, so long as every single aspect gets done, and that includes a path to citizenship to those here illegally. whether or not they do it in pieces, democrats will only go along with it, provided every
of the obama administration. until then, part of this morning's "washington journal," looking at afghanistan. we are joined by jason campbell. thank you for joining us. you told me you just returned a couple of weeks ago. tell us about your trip and what you saw and heard there. guest: i was working as a to then analyst coalition forces, a stint kabul. did a lot of focus on looking at how the afghan national security forces are being developed, what are the gaps we are trying to close in the time remaining, and to what degree are they working to get her and coordinating at the subnational level. you have good visibility on what is going on among the senior leadership am minister minister of interior, defense, but it is good to get out and some of the provinces and districts to see to what degree these various components are working on the ground which is where it matters. are you seeing from the afghan national security force? are they improving with their ability to take over after 2014? guest: the biggest gaps are what are referred to and neighbors, someone you talk about intelligence gath
-- for success. >> thank you. thank you for coming today and thank you to the audience for watching us. [applause] >> coming up, a discussion on the effect of digital technology on journalism. then, president obama joins us at the dreamworks studio. this is followed with a deal reached on a ran on the new clear program. day before the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season, the consumer federation -- releasednd the their spending results and you can see that on c-span. later, president obama pardons the national thanksgiving turkey. the whiteny is at house and you can see live at 1:15 eastern on c-span. weekend since 1998, book tv has brought to the top nonfiction authors. >> i think that women's identities are tied to work in a way that we may not like and find disturbing. it is true will stop when i look at marissa mayer, who was chosen to be the ceo of yahoo! when she , she wasly pregnant asked how much maternity leave and she said none. -- that was not the way i would do it because i took funny of maternity leave. i feel that that is a kind of woman that there is space for. the fact
to by the budget debate of the last couple of months. >> thank you very much. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> tomorrow is thanksgiving and president obama will pardon the national turkey later today at 1:20 p.m. eastern. secretary chuck hagel released a thanksgiving message department employees and service members today reading to those deployed overseas. we continue with more from our q&a series later today. is with thee weave and can i get -- what is with the cleveland clinic at 7:00 p.m.. >> we have to understand what is going on a healthcare across the country. we have got their in a situation where we do we had to change healthcare. healthcare has become so expensive in the united states oft it is now consuming 18% the gdp. it is turning to eat into things like education and other social programs that we want to have and need to have. we are more expensive than any other country in the world. harness that inflation rate. we have to control it and bring the costs down so that we can remain competitive. we
and thank you for being with us. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ >> president obama and his family are celebrating a quiet thanksgiving at the white house. the obamas sealed the executive mansion rather than go to camp david. the menu included turkey, honey bank ham, torn bread stuffing, oyster stuffing, green beans and green bean casserole. mashedotatoes and potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and dinner rolls. for dessert, they had a choice of nine pies, including huckleberry pie, he can pie, chocolate cream pie, sweet potato pie, banana cream pie, or coconut cream pie. the guest list was not made public. it is not clear how many joined the president and first lady and her daughters, sasha and malia. quick it was like shock and awe. i saw the look he had on his face and i can close my eyes and see him on the stretcher right now. i can see him putting his hand up. i can see his eyes. i can just close my eyes and i can see him. i will never forget that first case sort of bringing me to reality of what was
governor christie tonight. please join me in thanking him very much for dipping of his time. [applause] [captioning performed bynational captioning institute] [captions copyright nationalcable satellite corp. 2013] quacks on the next "washington journal," a washington reporter for "the nation" looks at president obama's approval numbers, his relationship with congressional democrats, and the senate's rule change. his an analyst talks about book "shaping our nation" and the immigration debate. the former executive director of the commonwealth authority compares the affordable care act's health changes -- exchanges with those he created in massachusetts in 2006. "washington journal" live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. -- quacks i --t >> i thought it was fun to have a view of a time in american history that was not instructional. it was a little more anecdotal and actually a little more archaeological, meaning random. you take a look at them and you see bunches of weird photos and the captions explaining them. i had a vision of high school students flipping through them and loving histor
business community was a part of it. >> thank you. >> madam chairman, back to the enzy proposal again, i heard your explanation. you voted against it because it eliminated lifetime caps that was required under obama care and eliminated the 26-year-old coverage which was required under obama care. but that this is exactly the point. you didn't promise us that if we politicians like your policy, we're going to let you keep it. you said if you like your policy, can you keep it. there were a lot of people that wanted to buy policies that cost less and that didn't have lifetime caps lifted. there are a lot of people that wanted to buy that didn't cover their 26-year-old. you didn't let us do that. and that is the problem. we are smart people. we can make our own decisions. we don't need the government telling us what we have to have. and that is the biggest complaint i get from idahoans, from americans saying why are you politicians and washington, d.c. constantly telling us what we should do for ourselves? and that's the basic problem of all of this. whenever you try to socialize in the indu
today. thank you very much, everybody. god bless you, and god bless america. ♪ [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> president obama in san francisco as part of a six stop west coast fund-raising swing, greeting supporters in seattle. here in san francisco in today and in los angeles tomorrow he will talk about his economic agenda. he started talking about lifting sanctions on iran. senate majority leader harry senate might pursue stronger sanctions against iran after lawmakers criticized a nuclear accord that would ease sanctions. he called it an important first step but expressed uncertainty whether it would be good enough to meet when we come back, we will take a look at this, see if we need stronger sanctions, he said in an interview today. coming up this evening, our special q&a program will feature .nthropologist robin nagle she will discuss her experience as a sanitation worker in new york city. it starts at 7 p.m. great years ago, i don't think anyone looked at a crystal ball and thought some coll
the next time it rolls in, because it always does. thank you very much and have a great evening. [applause] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> the obama administration is delaying yet another aspect of the health care law. an online health insurance marketplace for small businesses is being put off until november, 2014. in a conference call with reporters, administration officials said employers who want to buy marketplace plans for their workers now will need to go through an agent, broker, or insurance company to buy coverage this year instead of using the government website give the associated press says the small business marketplace was supposed to provide employers a new way to shop for coverage. the delay was met with frustration. some of that frustration coming from members of congress. the energy and commerce committee released a statement saying in part, "piecemeal delays and working outside of congress to issue regulations does nothing to solve the fact that this law remains a tremendous failure tha
among nations. thank you very much. >> next, live, your calls and comments on "washington journal." then "newsmakers" after that president obama honoring this year's recipients of the medal f freedom award. >> i thought it was fun to have a little >> i thought it was fun to have a little view of history, of a time in america that wasn't instructional. that was a little more anecdotal and actually some weird photos and then the captions explain. >> josh say pan from the world of cable. tonight at eight on c-span's q&a. >> this morning on "washington looks at the senate's rule change and other items. washington journal is next. >> these are substantial limitations which will prevent iraq from building -- iran from building a nuclear weapon. meanwhile, this first up will create time and space over the next six months for more negotiations to fully address our comprehensive concerns about iranian program. --ause of this agreement
in the coming year. has president obama at dressed to the issue directly? guest: not directly. cocaineencing for crack has been injured -- has been addressed to radically. host: the sentencing project website is on your screen. marc mauer, thank you. not many people think of the lincolnt -- think of for -- we will talk about lincoln when we come back. >> every weekend since 1998, booktv has taught -- brought you the top fiction authors. >> women are tied to their work in a way that we may not like. when i look at someone like the woman who was chosen to be the ceo of yahoo! when she was visibly pregnant and was asked how much maternity leave she wanted to take, she said none. existct that such women -- it is not the way i would do it. i took lindsay of maternity leave. is the kind of woman that there can be space for. there are some stay-at-home guys who can be happy stay-at-home guys who do not live entirely in portland, oregon. >> the only national television network devoted exclusively to nonfiction books. it was shocking. i saw it, that look he had on his face. i could close my eyes and
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